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Discussion in 'General Glocking' started by nikolaz, Sep 7, 2017.

  1. nikolaz

    nikolaz

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    Yep... Installed a ZEV race connector when I got my G5 19/17. Same geometry and all.. The only difference you have to take care to take the trigger bar pen and the locking block pin out.. It's not as simple to take apart with the spring change to the G43/42 style trigger bar assembly. Make sure you fit the cruciform back under that lip on the spring tab.
     
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    Speaking of disassembly, did you have trouble getting the locking block pin out? I've been a glock armorer since the 80's. But this ambi slide lock is giving me fits. I tried manipulating the slide lock as I pushed the pin but no go. I want to out my factory 3.5 in.
     
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    +1 on the "-" connector functioning in the Gen5.
     
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    Push in and down like on the 43 but on the opposite side at the same time as pushing the trigger pin out. It will come out. It's a *****. The trigger pin will disengage and start moving out when you do it just right. The spring is on the opposite side as a 42/43.
     
  6. nikolaz

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    How does the Gen5 trigger feel with the minus connector in it?
     
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    Captain Skippy The Old Bull

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    I put mine in the Gen5 and honestly didn't like it. It felt mushy. I like the trigger better without it. So I took it out and tomorrow I'm just going to polish everything up.
     
  8. Mike-M

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    1. The two Gen5 pistols do NOT have a LOCKING BLOCK PIN. Do you mean TRIGGER PIN?

    2. The SLIDE LOCK is tbe part that is pulled down to unlock the SLIDE from the FRAME. Do you mean SLIDE STOP LEVER?

    Where did you get your "glock armorer" training? :)
     
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    What LOCKING BLOCK PIN?
     
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    Captain Skippy The Old Bull

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    Mike-m sorry I offended you by not using the exact terminology. Seems everyone else knew what I meant. Get over it.
     
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    I have the same conclusion. The "-" connector seemed to mush the trigger up more than it did lowering the pull weight. I went back to the ".". It was crisper, and just felt better.
     
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    Well, since you were giving instructions on how modify/change trigger components on a FIREARM, your "terminology" should be correct.

    Without the "Get over it" attitude.

    Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-G890A using Tapatalk
     
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    Handled a new G5 19 at my LGS this morning. All I can say is that for me is WOW! The new grip is perfect for my hand and the new trigger feel is the best I have seen on any Glock so far. Definitely going to be a couple of these coming my way soon.
     
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    Great info. Picking my my new G19 gen 3 this Friday. My only considered mods are: Stipple job, new sights and a .25 cent trigger job,..... if I deemed it necessary. Was going to swap out the stock connector for the Glock "-" unit. Guess I'll forget that one. One last comment: I'm 70 and can still hold a decent group. Considering new sights either, XS (big or small) Dot, Warren fig 8 or Heine Ledge 8 sights. Any suggestions?
     
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    I have to agree with others, regarding the use of a -minus connector in the Gen5. While they do work, I didn’t care for it. I put the .connector back in my Gen5, 19 and all is good.